Ere Ibeji Female Figure

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Deschamps Pierre-Olivier - Paris - France

In Yoruba families, when a twin dies, a statuette is sculpted in their likeness. Their mother must then look after it in order to appease the spirit of the deceased and protect her family.

Detailed description

Dimensions
Hors tout : H. 23 cm ; l. 9.6 cm ; P. 7 cm ; Pds 0,296kg
Materials
Bois, métal, perles, cordelette

Associated ressources

Infos pratiques

Fermeture exceptionnelle de l'exposition Origines, les récits du monde jusqu'au 14 octobre inclus.

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